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Dillingham hospital starts testing expectant mothers for opioid use

November 28th 3:56 pm

After a woman who had just given birth and a woman who was six months pregnant were caught smoking an oxycodone pill in the bathroom of the maternity room at the Kanakanak Hospital last fall, hospital administrators have instituted a new policy of making [...]

Third Westward Seafoods pollution culprit sentenced

November 28th 3:55 pm

No jail time for Beigh, who was sentenced to three years probation

NOAA to implement Steller sea lion protections in Aleutians

November 28th 3:55 pm

Latest rule will release some restrictions on fishery

False report of Unalaska bridge jump sparks search, arrest

November 28th 3:54 pm

Unalaksa police arrested a man last week for falsely claiming he was going to jump off a bridge — leading responders on a three-hour search, according to KUCB radio. Robert Alan Cash, 56, has lived in Unalaska, off and on, for many years. But he's [...]

Dillingham girls win Spikefest tournament

November 28th 3:53 pm

Dillingham head volleyball coach Meghan Slagle believes her team is headed in the right direction as the 2014 regional tournament nears.

Wolverines take 2nd at Frostbite Classic

November 28th 3:53 pm

The Dillingham High School Wolverines certainly aren't affected by long road trips ... especially when they do well.

Lady Raiders seek return to state volleyball tournament

November 28th 3:52 pm

The Unalaska Lady Raiders will begin their quest for a return trip to the Class 2A state volleyball tournament on Dec. 5 when they tip off play in the regional volleyball tournament.

Wolverines, Raiders shine at Lancer Smith tournament

November 28th 3:51 pm

The Dillingham High School Wolverines went into the 2014 Lancer Smith Memorial Wrestling Tournament with one of the smaller teams in the 19-team field. That, however, didn't stop them from turning in a big effort.

Man goes on drunken rampage in Unalaska

November 28th 3:50 pm

State and local police were called to the Airport Restaurant and Lounge in Unalaska last week to respond to an out-of-control patron causing a major disturbance, where the man was reported kicking somebody, for the second time in two years.

Seat belt use a focus over holiday

November 28th 3:50 pm

The Dillingham Police Department will be participating in the State of Alaska's November CLICK IT OR TICKET campaign.

Barefoot Bandit continues to evade Dillingham police

November 28th 3:49 pm

Police are seeking information on the whereabouts of Reece Johnson, 19, who is wanted in conjunction with a burglary on Oct. 20. Johnson allegedly broke a window to gain access to an apartment in the HUD housing area and stole a Play Station 4.

Dillingham police report

November 28th 3:49 pm

All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. On Nov. 21 at 10:30 p.m., Dillingham police contacted a person passed out on the 2nd Avenue roadway. Investigation resulted in the arrest of 20-year-old Jonathan Nanolook for fighting with and [...]

In Brief

November 28th 3:48 pm

Delta Western upgrades Dillingham facility

Lady Raiders cap junior high season with Crab Pot tournament

November 28th 3:34 pm

The Unalaska Lady Raiders found the perfect way to close out its 2014 junior high and junior varsity volleyball seasons this past weekend.

Unalaska Police Report

November 28th 3:32 pm

All individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Polar Code adopted, doesn't go far enough, some say

November 28th 2:38 pm

New shipping regulations expected to be implemented starting on Jan. 1, 2017

Opinion: Change starts with intention and personal accountability

November 28th 2:38 pm

This week, across Alaska, families, friends, neighbors and loved ones will gather together to eat everything from muktuk to a weird Jell-O dish with grapes and orange slices that surely would have made our forefathers quiver and not in a good way.

Opinion: Time for Alaska to rise as one

November 28th 2:37 pm

Across Alaska, front yards, car bumpers and jacket lapels are shedding campaign signs, stickers and pins. Air waves, newspapers and social media are focusing again on other aspects of our diverse but connected lives. The heated partisan rhetoric and rancorous [...]

Fisheries predictions 'excellent' for 2015

November 28th 2:36 pm

Alaska is poised for some big fish stories next year based on predictions trickling in from state and federal managers.

Opinion: Political transitions leave short window to introduce needed change

November 28th 2:35 pm

As Bill Walker and Byron Mallott prepare to lead we Alaskans for the next four years, I humbly share my experience based on watching changes of administrations over the years, be it in Washington D.C., or in Alaska.

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